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Sagkeeng Anicinabe Government is looking for a Part Time Foot Care Nurse

The Sagkeeng Health Centre is seeking 0.4 Part time Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Registered Nurse (RN) for our Aboriginal Diabetes Program.  The Sagkeeng Health Centre seeks an experienced and motivated foot care nurse to provide foot care services to our clients approximately 2 days a week and work closely with the ADI worker to provide diabetes education clinics, school-based diabetes education, and community group education.

DUTIES:

  • Support community members with monitoring their personal health and to take preventive measures,
  • Conduct home visits to provide health education, and maintain health surveillance and report to primary health provider,
  • Organize and lead community outreach activities focussed on foot care and diabetes education in the community and schools,
  • Perform specialized nursing procedures specifically to foot care for which recognized training and current competency can be demonstrated,
  • Observe and document client conditions and changes following proper protocols.
  • Keep organized records and track client encounters.
  • Assist in program planning activities with the Aboriginal Diabetes Initiative.
  • Maintain confidentiality of client and information discussion of same with appropriate Sagkeeng Health Centre personnel.
  • Adhere to Sagkeeng Health Centre policies and procedures,
  • Must be professional and maintain confidentiality at all times,
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team.
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication skills and must have the ability to complete tasks as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current registration with CLPNM or CRNM (in good standing)
  • Current First Aid/CPR certification,
  • Basic knowledge of diabetes and its complications, Genuine interest in working in the area of diabetes education and awareness of the needs of people living with diabetes,
  • Basic Foot Care Certification and experience in delivering foot care services and wound services to individuals living with diabetes,
  • Must have a valid Manitoba Driver’s License, clear driving record and access to a reliable personal vehicle that can be used as part of the job,
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs,
  • Knowledge of First Nations customs, values and traditions,
  • Ability to communicate in a First Nations language(s) and/or previous exposure to First Nations communities would be an asset,
  • Priority will be given to qualified candidates from Sagkeeng.

Application deadline: Open until filled.

Applicants MUST submit:

  • Cover letter/ résumé
  • Current criminal record check
  • Vulnerable sectors check
  • Child abuse registry (or proof of application)

Attention to:
HR Manager
Sagkeeng Government Office
Box 3, Fort Alexander, MB
R0E 0P0

Cover letters and résumés can be mailed to the above address or emailed to jobs@sagkeeng.ca, or dropped off at the Sagkeeng Finance Office.

LATE SUBMISSIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT ONLY THOSE SELECTED FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED

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